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[movies]When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis (Part II) - Concept Films, Inc.
Explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers; when demand exceeds supply, the circuit breaks; when several circuits break at the same time, we have an energy crisis. Examines the traditional sources of energy, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise. Expresses the ambivalence with which Americans and their government have addresses sustainable energy issues...
Keywords: Energy; Electricity; Sustainability
Downloads: 4,624 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Freedom and Power (Part I) - Wolff (Raphael G.) Studios, Inc.
This opulently produced film defines freedom as the abundance of electric power, and reviews U.S. history from an electrocentric viewpoint. With animation.
Keywords: Electricity; Patriotism; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 9,581 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Freedom and Power (Part II) - Wolff (Raphael G.) Studios, Inc.
This opulently produced film defines freedom as the abundance of electric power, and reviews U.S. history from an electrocentric viewpoint. With animation.
Keywords: Electricity; Patriotism; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 8,822 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]All The King's Horses - Handy (Jam) Organization
This is a recent discovery -- a 16mm print of a rare Jam Handy silent film. It's a bit title-heavy, but interesting to compare to later Handy productions.
Keywords: electricity energy horsepower
Downloads: 4,859 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Behind the Bright Lights - Handy (Jam) Organization
How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor; Electricity; Chicago
Downloads: 13,922 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis (Part I) - Concept Films, Inc.
Explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers; when demand exceeds supply, the circuit breaks; when several circuits break at the same time, we have an energy crisis. Examines the traditional sources of energy, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise. Expresses the ambivalence with which Americans and their government have addresses sustainable energy issues...
Keywords: Energy; Electricity; Sustainability
Downloads: 10,027 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Power to Serve, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the electric company makes Cleveland the "best location in the nation." Introduced by Elmer L. Lindseth, President of Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. A biography of Mr. Lindseth may be found here.
Keywords: Electricity; Cleveland, Ohio; Infrastructure: Electrical
Downloads: 9,689 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]My Dad's Company - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the Detroit Edison Company is a good citizen, employer and provider of electric power.
Keywords: Electricity; Detroit, Michigan; Infrastructure: Electrical
Downloads: 7,981 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Young Man's Fancy (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
Keywords: Electricity; Gender roles; Houses and homes
Downloads: 26,534 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Singing Wires - Unknown
Sings the praises of rural electrification. Story of a farm family whose work and play are transformed when their place is hooked up to the grid.
Keywords: Electricity; Rural America; Agriculture: Farms and farming
Downloads: 5,208 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Home Electrical Appliances - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances.
Keywords: Electricity; Houses and homes: Appliances; Appliances
Downloads: 7,693 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]How Textile Mills Are Modernizing - Wolff (Raphael G.) Studios
How electricity can modernize textile mills. Great shots of cotton mills, processing and textile manufacturing; technical narration laced with industry jargon. In Technicolor.
Keywords: Electricity; Occupations: Textile workers; Textile industry
Downloads: 9,707 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Young Man's Fancy (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
Keywords: Electricity; Gender roles; Houses and homes
Downloads: 16,878 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Heritage For Victory A - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Western Electric-sponsored film about the history of their company.
Keywords: Motion PIctures: Sponsored; Electricity; General Electric
Downloads: 3,277 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Heritage For Victory B - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Western Electric-sponsored film about the history of their company.
Keywords: Motion PIctures: Sponsored; Electricity; General Electric
Downloads: 2,873 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Agriculture - New Farms from Grand Coulee

Keywords: Newsreels; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Water; Electricity; Grand Coulee
Downloads: 3,177 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Light Of Your Life B - General Electric

Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: In Education; Electricity; Perception: Light
Downloads: 2,764 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Light Of Your Life A - General Electric

Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: In Education; Electricity; Perception: Light
Downloads: 4,441 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
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